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Review: Sofia Petrovna – by Lydia Chukovskaya

By Owen Hsieh – 27/4/21 Of the novels of the Dickens, Thackeray, Bronte and Gaskell, Marx once remarked: “The present splendid brotherhood of fiction-writers in England, whose graphic and eloquent pages have issued to the world more political and social truths than have been uttered by all the professional politicians, publicists and moralists put together.” […]

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Notice of expulsion of Shuvu Batta by the NY SEP Branch : February 27th 2021

Note from the Editors: Classconscious.org is publishing a series of articles and documents relating to the break of Shuvu Batta and Peter Ross from the SEP.  The crux of this break was over the issue of revolutionary work within trade unions. Based on the writings of Trotsky and Lenin we disagree with the ICFI’s position […]

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My Defense of Democratic Centralism and a Critique of Sectarian Politics : February 23rd 2021

Note from the Editors: Classconscious.org is publishing a series of articles and documents relating to the break of Shuvu Batta and Peter Ross from the SEP.  The crux of this break was over the issue of revolutionary work within trade unions. Based on the writings of Trotsky and Lenin we disagree with the ICFI’s position […]

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Once Again on the Question of Trade Unions and the Tasks of the Party

Note from the Editors: Classconscious.org is publishing a series of articles and documents relating to the break of Shuvu Batta and Peter Ross from the SEP.  The crux of this break was over the issue of revolutionary work within trade unions. Based on the writings of Trotsky and Lenin we disagree with the ICFI’s position […]

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Solidarity Rally for McCormick Workers

by Davey Heller, 29th March 2021 On Thursday 1st April at 1 PM, the United Workers Union (UWU) is organising a solidarity protest for the workers at McCormicks Foods in Clayton, Melbourne, who are in week five of their strike. They produce sauces for KFC, McDonalds and other fast food franchise, Keens Curry Powder and […]

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Demand release of Australian political prisoner Chan Han Choi

On February 10th, Chan Han Choi pleaded guilty of two charges related to accusations that he breached sanctions placed on North Korea. There is no suggestion that Chan acted for personal gain but was rather motivated by his political support for the deformed workers state of North Korea. His prosecution by the Australian Government was in support of the real crime, the use of sanctions as act of imperialist war against a small nation.

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Qanon and the Capitol Riots resulted from a lack of Class Consciousness

The vast majority of the tens of millions who support Trump gained nothing from him being in office. Yet people were willing to throw themselves onto a fire and risk everything, because fueled by Q they truly believed that Trump was the anointed saviour of the country and the world. The antidote to Qanon is the very thing that it lacks, class consciousness. Followers of Qanon, and the working class in general, need to be shown that their material conditions and interests are not the same as those claiming to be their champion.

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Riot or Coup? A response to the Bolshevik Tendency.

by Davey Heller, February 4th 2021 Since January 6th, much of the Marxist movement in the US have denied that the events in Washington that day represented an attempted coup and were little more than disorganized rabble rioting. They have also downplayed or denied that Trump, the Republican Party and their ruling class backers represent […]

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Statement of classconscious.org on Facebook censorship of socialists.

The statement below was sent to Facebook on January 26th 2021 Classconscious.org demands Facebook reinstate  accounts associated with the Socialist Equality Party, Socialist Workers Party, Struggle La Lucha and Socialist Unity Party. The removal of these lawful politic pages and accounts merely because they advocate for socialism is an outrageous and unjustified act of political […]

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Statement of support for San Francisco Workers’ Rally For United Front Against Fascism and Racism and for a General Strike

The following is a statement of support to be read out at the San Francisco Workers Rally to be held on Inauguration Day, January 20th. It is a rally supported on a United Front basis by the United Front for a Mass Labor Party, The Freedom Socialist Party, the Workers World Party and the Communist […]

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